Grandparents who Babysit Grandkids May Live Longer

CLEVELAND – According to a recent study, grandparents who help watch their grandkids or who provide support to others may actually live longer than other seniors. Ronan Factora, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic did not take part in the study, but said there are several reasons why seniors reap the health rewards of caregiving. “We know that … Read More

Can moderate drinking impact brain function?

CLEVELAND – Many of us subscribe to the theory that a glass of wine a night might be good for our health, but a recent study is suggesting that even moderate drinking could have a negative impact on our brains. The study, which was part of a larger study on aging, looked at how much alcohol … Read More

FDA approves first ‘living’ therapy to fight cancer

CLEVELAND – On Wednesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a new treatment designed to help children and young adults battling recurrence of the most common type of childhood cancer. According to Mikkael Sekeres, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic, CAR-T cell therapy is a form of ‘living therapy’ where cells are removed from a patient’s … Read More

Colon Cancer Deaths on the Rise for Younger Adults

CLEVELAND – Colon cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers in the U.S. with about 140,000 new cases detected each year. And while overall rates for colon cancer are declining, a new study is showing a disturbing trend. Alok Khorana, M.D., of Cleveland Clinic, did not take part in the study, but said the … Read More